In this exclusive clip from the upcoming James Gunn The Suicide Squad spin-off series, “Peacemaker,” John Cena reprises his role as the title character.
It appears the IT staff seen in the film have been tasked to send Peacemaker out on missions assigned by Amanda Waller to quote “Save the f’n world.”
Set after the film, the series explores the origins of Peacemaker who believes in achieving peace at any cost. It is produced by Troll Court Entertainmentand The Safran Company in association with Warner Bros. Television, with Gunn serving as showrunner.
Cena stars as the title character, reprising his role from The Suicide Squad,with Steve Agee, Danielle Brooks, Robert Patrick, Jennifer Holland, Freddie Stroma, and Chukwudi Iwuji also starring. Gunn wrote all eight episodes of the series while completing work on The Suicide Squadduring the COVID-19 pandemic, before HBO Max officially ordered Peacemaker straight-to-series in September 2020. Filming took place in Vancouver, Canada, from January to July 2021, with Gunn directing five of the episodes. Peacemaker is set to premiere in January 2022.